Gamnesia: "Killing Ganon. Saving Princess Peach. De-throning a king. Farming. You all know these things well if you play video games. They are part of a story. They are the things you do because of how the narrative has driven you through the game. Do you recognize good narrative design? Maybe, but maybe not. One thing I do know, though, is that you can definitely recognize pitiful narrative design.
"Narrative Design" is a term that is actually quite new within the gaming industry. As a student studying game design with focus on narrative design, I wanted to bring a new perspective of what narrative design is with this article. Within, I will cover the facts of narrative design, the signs of well-done narrative design, and share some of my favorite narrative-driven games."